News Releases for Georgia Tornadoes (DR-1315)

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Wednesday, April 12, 2000 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Renters, homeowners or business owners who live or do business in Colquitt, Decatur, Grady, Mitchell, Tift, and Turner counties and who were affected by the tornadoes that struck...
Monday, March 13, 2000 - 00:00
THOMASVILLE, Ga. -- The Federal and State Disaster Recovery Center that has been open on the fourth floor of the Camilla City Hall will close at the end of the business day at 7PM on Friday. The...
Thursday, March 9, 2000 - 00:00
THOMASVILLE, Ga. -- The federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located on the 4th floor of the Camilla City Hall at 30 East Broad Street will change its Saturday hours of operation to 8 AM to 5...
Thursday, March 9, 2000 - 00:00
THOMASVILLE, Ga. -- Free legal assistance is now available to help low-income residents of Colquitt, Decatur, Grady, Mitchell and Tift counties cope with legal questions related to the Valentine's...
Tuesday, March 7, 2000 - 00:00
THOMASVILLE, Ga. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials said today that more than $3.6 million in disaster assistance funding has been approved for eligible residents in five tornado-raked...
Wednesday, March 1, 2000 - 00:00
THOMASVILLE, Ga. -- Two federal loan programs designed to help cover the cost of building home windstorm shelters, often called safe rooms, are now available to Georgia homeowners, including those...
Wednesday, February 23, 2000 - 00:00
THOMASVILLE, Ga. -- One week after a presidential declaration enabled residents of southwestern Georgia to register for federal disaster programs, over $1 million in disaster assistance has been...
Tuesday, February 22, 2000 - 00:00
THOMASVILLE, Ga. -- Decatur County residents who suffered losses in the Valentine's Day tornadoes that hit southwest Georgia early Monday morning are now eligible to register for a wide range of...
Monday, February 21, 2000 - 00:00
THOMASVILLE, Ga. -- One week after tornadoes hit four counties in southwestern Georgia, 439 area residents have registered for some sort of assistance according to federal and state officials...
Sunday, February 20, 2000 - 00:00
THOMASVILLE, Ga. -- Providing housing for tornado victims in four southwestern Georgia counties remains a top priority said officials overseeing the state-federal disaster recovery effort. "We need...
Tuesday, February 15, 2000 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Clinton authorized federal disaster aid for four southwestern Georgia counties ravaged by deadly tornadoes Monday morning. FEMA Director James Lee Witt said the...
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